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director john dickerson in our washington bureau. john, if this is the way republicans see the president, how is anyone going to get anything done? >> the republican party has two challenges. the first is how to appeal to a changing electorate where minorities and younger voters are going to play a bigger role. and the second is how to oppose the in the a way that helps them define the party with those voters but without creating distracting conflicts. the only way the president annihilates the republican party as john boehner put it is if republican elected officials overreact. he is several them have been pleeching prudence. paul ryan the republican nominee said republicans can't play the villain in the president's morality play. so they have to pick their battles. and that sense of prudence lead to a short term deal on the debt limit and might lead to cooperation on issues like immigration. >> this week the president will be going to las vegas to deliver a speech about immigration. given how poorly republicans did with hispanics in the last election cycle don't they sort of have to cl
in rhode island. it will be ten years next month. that's when 100 people were killed. attorney john barlick represented families. he wrote a book called "killer show." it details that devastating fire, its causes and the heart breaking aftermath. john joins me now from providence, rhode island. we were talking a couple of months ago here at cnn about this book of yours and i immediately, when i saw the news out of brazil, i thought of you, rhode island, the pyrotechnics, the foam you brought in to show us how highly flammable it was. there were many similarities, were there not? >> hello, brooke, yes. this is like a recurrent nightmare. there were many parallel facts, at least as brazil's situation has been reported. >> run through a couple of them. what else? what else was similar? >> well, according to initial reports we have improper use of pyrotechnics in an unsuitable venue, we have flammable wall coverings, we have gross overcrowding as we had at the station. and we have staff that seems woefully undertrained to deal with emergencies. >> i read your opinion piece on cnn.com and you wr
sentenced to 2.5 years in prison. john kiriakou's admitted to a single count of revealing the identity of a covert officer under a plea deal that saw prosecutors drop charges brought under the espionage act. kiriakou's the first cia official to publicly confirm and detail the bush administration's torture program, describing the waterboarding about cut operative abuses by that in a 2007 interview with abc news. he also is the first cia official to be jailed for any reason related to the torture, even those who carried it out. outside the courthouse, prosecutor neil macbride called kiriakou's sentence a warning to other whistleblowers. >> the judge just said in court, today sentence should be a reminder to every individual who works for the government who comes into possession of closely held sensitive information regarding the national defense or the identity of a covert agent that it is critical that information remains secure and not into the public domain are be shared with others who do not have authorized access to it. >> the judge in the case told kiriakou she would have sentence
that doctors had assured her of a full recovery. she is expected to step down within a few days and john kerry is expected to be confirmed. bbc news, washington. >> three months ago, super storm sandy swept through the caribbean and up the east coast of the u.s., leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. at least 130 people were killed in the u.s. alone. streets and tunnels were flooded, thousands of people were forced out of their homes. john has been back to new jersey to see what happened after the cameras left and what progress, if any, has been made in rebuilding the homes. >> accompanied by two friends for support, she has plenty of pluck and courage to see what happened to her home of 50 years. >> stand here. let me show you the house. >> the front porch is gone. that is why this roof fell down. the whole court just went. a lot of people have flood insurance, but i did not keep it. >> so, you were not insured? >> not for flood. i have homeowners, but the flood. this is really -- it is like and believable. i have never seen a disaster like this. >> it is hard to find the words to descr
brought down john gotti, the head of the gambino crime syndicate and brought to justice the terrorists responsible for bombing the world trade center and embassies in africa. i would say that is a pretty good run. you do not want to mess with mary jo. >> mary jo white, the new selection for the head of the sec. president obama also nominated richard cordray to the head of the consumer protection financial bureau. >> this is a message consistent with what the president has said, this is who i am, these are the people who will best carry out policies in my judgment that i think is necessary to clean up this country and make sure that we do not go through it again. challenging the senate to act and accept or confirm richard cordray and mary jo white to do its constitutional duty. >> good choices, bad choices, colby, a senior banking experience? >> based on my experience as a friend who was a former prosecutor in new york and knows mary jo white, an excellent choice. she will faithfully fulfilled a lot. >> as far as i can tell, this woman may be sleeps 3 hours a night. she ran this huge pr
it amounted to amnesty for illegal immigrants. gop senator john mccain says things will be different this time. >> i'll give you a little straight talk. look at the last election. look at the last election. we are losing dramatically the hispanic vote which we think should be ours for a variety of reasons, and we've got to understand that. >> this plan would enable illegal immigrants who have no criminal background to gain temporary legal status so they could stay in the country even as they get on the back of the line for citizenship. it would also allow highly skilled foreign workers like engineers to be able to get visas to come to this country more easily. the white house says the president is pleased with the proposal, and he's going to be making his case for comprehensive immigration reform in a speech in las vegas tomorrow. norah and charlie? >> nancy cordes thank you. >>> washington is abuzz about last night's "60 minutes," where they saw president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton sitting down. it was a joint interview. until last night's e
kristol or john hatoritz. also scott walker who is doing really well up in wisconsin. and all the republicans got up there, and they were saying the same thing. we've got to stop being the stupid party. we've been saying here for six months, we have got to -- and john, i thought, had one of the best points, that we have stifled debate. the conservative movement has stifled debate. and if you go out and you dare to stand out in a crowd, whether it's on taxes or regulations or in the past on immigration, you were completely shunned from the party. finally there's an understanding we've got to grow the party. what we've been saying for quite frankly for years and getting attacked, we want colin powell on our side. we want moderate republicans on our side. if we're going to be the majority party again, we've got to spend the party. >> are you saying they're pushing her out of the spotlight as part of making the stupid party less stupid? >> what i'm saying is that sarah palin represented a time and place in american politics. and not 2008 so much as 2010. and that time is passing u
struggle, a long-- to paraphrase john kennedy, a long struggle. >> congressman peter king, thank you for joining us. >> governor, thank you, thank you. >> mike: a dolphin swims to a diver for help. up next we'll show you the saga and talk to the diver who saved the dolphin's life. [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus presents the cold truth. i have a cold, and i took nyquil, but i'm still "stubbed" up. [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil doesn't unstuff your nose. what? [ male announcer ] it doesn't have a decongestant. no way. [ male announcer ] sorry. alka-seltzer plus fights your worst cold symptoms plus has a fast acting decongestant to relieve your stuffy nose. [ sighs ] thanks! [ male announcer ] you're welcome. that's the cold truth! [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus. ♪ oh what a relief it is! ♪ [ male announcer ] to learn more about the cold truth and save $1 visit alka-seltzer on facebook. >> they say an animal is most dangerous when it's wounded. but an incredible new video shows people friendly and intelligent dolphins are. now, professional scuba instructor laros
than ever. it is a long struggle and parra phrase john kennedy it is it a longg twilight struggle. congressman peter king. thank you for joiningugs. good to have you. >> thank you, mike. >> and a dolphin in distress swims to a diver per help. we'll talk to the diver that saved the depolvivivivivivivi >> they say an animal is most dangerous when it is wounded an incredible video shows how people friendly and dolphins are intelligent. a scuba diver was looking at a manta ray when a nose dolphin was tangled in a fishing line. icler worked for several minutes and trying to remove the hook. in fact the dolphin went up to the surface for air and back soicler can finish the job. joining me is masterkeller. what did you think when the dolphin got so close to you. i heard it squeak really loud. they can direct their sound and i turned around it was three feet from me and startled me. in front of me i had a dozen manta rays swimming around. i was startled at first. >> did you know the dolphin needed help. is that obvious. >> initially no. the dolphin wam by me and slowly and swam around a c
department, senator john kerry, faced questions before the senate foreign relations committee this week. during his opening remarks, he was interrupted by an anti-war protester, which triggered this personal reply. >> when i first came to washington to testify, i obviously was testifying as part of a group of people who came here to have their voices heard. and that is above all what this place is about. >> nearly 42 years ago, it was kerry who aimed to have his voice heard when he first appeared on capitol hill not as a politician but as a protester. the year, 1971. he was part of an anti-war group testifying before that very committee. but it was days before on this program where kerry gave the country its first look at a future leader. and it's this morning's "meet the press" moment. >> we are down here to demand that those who call themselves the most committed of all in this country, namely the senators and congressmen, who have been talking peace for the past few years, that these men exercise their responsibility granted them by the constitution of this country to end this war. >
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